Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East

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The Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East is one of the geographically largest and most diverse Anglican church provinces, stretching from Iran in the east to Tunisia in the west and Cyprus in the North to Somalia in the South.

Its origins go back to 1841 with the establishment of a joint Bishopric of Jerusalem by the Church of England and the Lutheran Prussian church. This became solely Anglican in 1887.

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Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf

Diocesal Seat : St Paul's Cathedral, Nicosia, Cyprus

Bishop: George Clive Handford

Countries served:

Diocese of Egypt with North Africa, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somlia

Diocesal Seat: All Saints Cathedral, Cairo, Egypt

President Bishop: Ghais Abdel Malik

80% of the communicants of this diocese are refugees, owing to the civil war in Sudan.

Countries served:

Diocese of Iran

Diocesal Seat : Isfahan, Iran

Bishop: Iraj Mottahdeh

Diocese of Jerusalem

Seat: Cathedral Church of St George the Martyr, Jerusalem

Bishop: Riah Hanna Abu El-Assal

Countries served:

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